The year 2015 portends a pattern of solemn remembrances of past conflicts and, some would say, providential signs of ominous change.
Looking back, we will mark the 40th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with the Fall of Saigon (April 30) and the largest helicopter evacuation in history, Frequent Wind, when over 7,000 people were evacuated before North Vietnamese entered the city. American Vietnamese refugees call this Black April, while Vietnam celebrates Reunification Day.
We will pause and consider the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, perhaps the last opportunity to properly honor our surviving WWII veterans.
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